Port Moresby is the modern capital of Papua New Guinea. Prior to WWII it was the administrative center of the Australian territory of Papua New Guinea. During the war it was the strategic objective of the Japanese forces during the Battle of Coral Sea and the overland through the infamous Kakoda Trail. Although Japanese invasion attempts were unsuccessful, the area was subjected to many air attacks. After the treat of invasion passed, the area became a major staging area and airfield for further operations.
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
3,344 sq. mi or 8,650 kmÂ². The main and largest island of the New Ireland Province.
309,000 sq. mi. Papua New Guinea & Indonesia
Inter-tribal sing-sing competition
1,126 km. Papua New Guinea / Indonesia
1,050 km. Papua New Guinea / Indonesia
Papua New Guinea & Indonesia. 309,000 sq. mi.
Spanish Guinea was an African colony of Spain that became the independent nation of Equatorial Guinea in 1968.
Portuguese Guinea (also Guinea or the Overseas Province of Guinea) was the name for what is today Guinea-Bissau from 1446 to September 10, 1974.
Found in Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone